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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 17 Jan 2017

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1 19,308 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
2 16,739 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
3 15,086 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
4 12,242 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 10,397 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
6 9,610 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 5,502 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
8 5,274 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 4,303 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
10 3,883 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Nov 2016 through 17 Jan 2017

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1 508 Social Influences on Policy Preferences: Conformity and Reactance
Meirav Furth-Matzkin and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard University, Law School, Students and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
2 276 Inside the Arbitrator's Mind
Susan D. Franck, Anne van Aaken, James Freda, Chris Guthrie and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
American University - Washington College of Law, University of St. Gallen - Law Department, United Nations, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
3 107 Old-School Rhetoric and New-School Cognitive Science: The Enduring Power of Logocentric Categories
Lucy A. Jewel
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
4 102 Law and Moral Dilemmas
Bert I. Huang
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
5 81 Compassion and the Rule of Law
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
6 79 Behavioral Law & Economics Goes to Court: The Fundamental Flaws in the Behavioral Law & Economics Arguments Against No-Surcharge Laws
Todd J. Zywicki, Geoffrey A. Manne and Kristian Stout
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law and Economics
Date posted to database: 12 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 12 Dec 2016
7 62 Why We Misjudge the Nudge
Adam Hill
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
8 50 Courting Failure: When are International Criminal Courts Likely to Be Believed by Local Audiences?
Marko Milanovic
University of Nottingham School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
9 48 Is Cost-Benefit Analysis a Foreign Language?
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
10 47 How Law Affects Behavior
Mark Greenberg
UCLA School of Law and Department of Philosophy
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 30 Nov 2016





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